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... or attractive. As for photographing people, that’s harder to do with my camera because it doesn’t have a very powerful zoom lens. So as soon as I point my camera at anyone, either they turn away – or they pose – neither of which results in very natural portraits.
I did have an idea, though, about how to get the portrait photos that I want: I’ll get someone, in this case perhaps one of the French women I met yesterday, ...
... of food, starting with plain, bland dishes. By contrast, it took me about six days to recover. Next time I’ll try the Gregory method.
We spent a fair amount of time deliberating whether we should leave Mussoorie tomorrow – to head for Rudraprayag, which is an apparently beautiful mountain town about five hours drive from Mussoorie, or whether we should just stay here in Mussorie for another day or two. Given that everything here is ...
... well. I had a very simple (basically plain white bread) meal, and they had a couple of vegetarian dishes that they found delicious. (They are both vegetarian.) I found out why I was unable to find their hotel when I was looking for it yesterday: They mistakenly gave me the wrong name! It turns out that the hotel they are staying in is one that I had already visited. It’s a nice enough place, and well enough located, but I ruled it out for myself due to the ...
... ways of doing something.
However, I will still insist that being inconsiderate of others (say, by being noisy in a hotel in which you’re not the only guest) is universally recognized as rude. Of course I could be wrong, though.
This topic of manners in general, and Indian manners in particular, is discussed in the book I just finished reading, “Indian Takeaway – One Man’s Attempt to Cook His Way Home”, by Hardeep ...
sandwiched in the middle while trying my best to be present. I have been
eagerly soaking up all the information ranging from Sanskrit mantras, improved
ways to hold postures during the physical classes, titillating philosophical
lectures on "who am I" and how to get in touch our true self, and lectures on
the physical make up of our bodies (and the connection with the mind). I'm sure
it comes as no surprise that this course has flown by between the ...